Are you a student interested in a career in law enforcement?

If the answer is yes, then the Kennesaw Police Department Explorer program is a great way to get started.

The Explorer program provides an excellent opportunity to learn more about the law enforcement profession, participate in regional and national competitions and earn college scholarships.

In the Police Explorer program, you'll receive training in these areas:

Explorer Patch-General Police Procedures
-Traffic Control
-Communications
-Accident Investigation
-First Aid
-Criminal and Traffic Law
-Crime Prevention
-Firearms
-Crime Scene Processing


To become a Police Explorer you must meet the following criteria:

- Be between the ages of 14 -21
- Maintain a "C" average in all schoolwork
- Have no criminal record or background
- Have and maintain a good moral character
- Pass a background investigation
- Demonstrate a willingness to participate in Explorer activities
- Live in or near Kennesaw
- Not affiliated with another Police Explorer post.
- Must be in good standing with the Kennesaw Police Department
- Be willing to adhere to the Kennesaw Police Department Code of Conduct when representing the Kennesaw Police Department and Explorer post.

For more information about becoming a Kennesaw Police Explorer, please contact Officer Scott Luther at 770-919-0651 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

  • Classes at Smith-Gilbert Gardens offer gardening pointers to adults & kids.

  • Kennesaws proud heritage is honored and remembered on the grounds of the City Cemetery.

  • Kennesaw Parks & Recreation will get you moving toward improved fitness and health.

  • Morning dog walking is invigorating and enjoyable at Swift-Cantrell Park.

  • City officials and business owners cut the ribbon to showcase a new opening.

  • Police officers start the recruiting process early.

  • Shop at our Farmers Market for fresh produce, baked goods & other items from May-October.

  • Mayor Mathews invites future community leaders to participate in City Council meetings.

  • The Police Honor Guard is specially trained to represent the department at formal functions.

  • The Civil War era comes to life at the Southern Museum and in annual battle re-enactments.

  • The annual Pigs & Peaches BBQ Festival features a Kansas City BBQ Society sanctioned contest.

  • Gather your paints brushes or camera and get inspired at Smith-Gilbert Gardens.

  • Enthusiastic and dedicated staff provide first-rate support of the citys trails, parks and facilities.

  • Hundreds of volunteers maintain the beautiful flora at the 16 acre Smith-Gilbert Gardens.

  • The Citys two community parks offer families hours of recreation and relaxation.

  • Children celebrate Arbor Day by planting a tree in the Garden at Swift-Cantrell Park.

  • Kennesaw Mountain Battlefield Park offers a bird-eye view of the city and surrounding area.

  • A new pedestrian underpass provides safe passage between Main St. and the Depot.

  • The City offers free wireless internet in parks & city facilities.

  • The Annual Big Shanty Festival features crafts, food, & shows attracting over 50,000 visitors.